'The upcoming week will be critical for Buffalo's playoff hopes as they play Montreal and a home-and-home series with the New York Rangers, a team that the Sabres must pass to get into the playoffs.'
Archives for January 25, 2004
'Carolina outshot Buffalo 39-21, took an early 2-0 lead, and dominated in most areas all day, only to allow four unanswered goals to lose for the fourth straight time at home.'
'The Sabres rallied from a two-goal deficit with two second-period goals and some big saves by Biron.'
'Jochen Hecht scored twice against a shaky Jamie Storr as the Buffalo Sabres finished an otherwise disappointing road trip with a 4-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.'
I think we knew we were going to win this game no matter what after what happened in Buffalo, Esche said. I think we would have scored as many as we needed tonight.
'C Chris Drury has 12 points in his last 12 games.'
Buffalo dropped a 2-1 decision at Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon and is 1-3 on a five-game road trip.'
'The Sabres were in much better spirits upon arriving in Philadelphia thanks to Thursday's 3-2 victory over Boston, a win that snapped a three-game losing streak. But the Flyers' victory prevented the Sabres from winning back-to-back games for the first time since New Year's Week.'
'Sabres defensemen Jay McKee and James Patrick both left Saturday afternoon’s NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers in the second period. As a result, Delmore was promoted and should play today against the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh, N.C. The Sabres phoned Amerks coach Randy Cunneyworth on the bus to inform him of the recall, and Delmore was dropped off at the Syracuse airport.'
'What a difference 11 days can make.'